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Updated December 19th, 2023 at 15:05 IST

After Ladakh, 3.2 magnitude Earthquake strikes West Garo Hills of Meghalaya

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the epicenter of the 3.2 magnitude earthquake was located at West Garo Hills in Meghalaya.

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The epicenter of the Earthquake was located at West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. | Image:PTI
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Meghalaya: After an earthquake struck Ladakh, on December 19, the northeast region too received jolts a few hours later. According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), the epicenter was located at West Garo Hills in Meghalaya where the earthquake struck with a magnitude of 3.2 on the Richter Scale.

The NCS said that the earthquake occurred around 1:14 pm today at a depth of 10 km. It said that the epicenter was precisely located at latitude 25.72 and longitude 90.21.

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"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.2, Occurred on 19-12-2023, 13:14:14 IST, Lat: 25.72 & Long: 90.21, Depth: 10 km, Region: West Garo Hills, Meghalaya," NCS posted on X. No reports of casualties or damage to properties have been reported so far. 

Earlier in the day, an earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on the Richter Scale hit the Zanskar region in Ladakh's Kargil district. The NCS data revealed that the earthquake occurred around 10:31 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometres, and the epicenter was found to be at Latitude 33.33 and Longitude 76.85.

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Published December 19th, 2023 at 15:05 IST

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